Job summary:

Data Platform Infrastructure Lead

Raleigh, NC, United States

Length and terms:
Long term - W2 or C2C

Position created on 06/22/2022 02:20 pm

Job description:

Interview Type: Skype *** Very long term project; initial PO for 1 year, expect to go for 4+ years *** Remote during covid then onsite

Job Description:

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking an Infrastructure Lead to aid in the execution of the Data Offices strategic priorities.

  • Work with CDO and ITD leadership and staff to define strategic and tactical direction for the Data Office to develop and maintain necessary infrastructure for data collection, storage, retrieval, and analysis
  • Manage a team of technical staff
  • Identify opportunities for process automation across business units with focus on DHHS strategic plan areas
  • Meet with business unit staff to understand pain points and how DO might assist, or suggest directions for them to pursue on their own
  • Stay up to date on new technologies and products in the field of data and information technology
  • Liaise with NCs Health Information Exchange Authority (HIEA) and Government Data Analytics Center (GDAC) within NC DIT to maintain awareness of DIT capabilities, services, and opportunities for synergy
  • Evaluate areas and use cases for data modernization, e.g. use of APIs
  • Stay up to date on data related federal rules and guidance, e.g. data standards, interoperability, information blocking, etc.
  • Coordinate with other Data Office leads to align on how infrastructure works together with, and enables, Data Governance, Reporting, and Analytics
  • Coordinate with ITD staff to promote and ensure IT best practices
  • Coordinate with ITD staff to maintain awareness of initiative on both sides across multiple business areas

Required skills:

  • Familiarity with modern data infrastructure tools and platforms, e.g. relational databases, NOSQL databases, data warehousing, Data Lakes 5 Years
  • Programming experience 5 Years
  • Experience developing, maintaining, and/or using APIs 5 Years
  • Past experience managing a team 5 Years
  • Experience with agile development and the software development life cycle 5 Years
  • Masters or higher in informatics, computers science, data science, or related field preferred.10+ years of experience. 5 Years

Desired skills:

  • Past experience in deployment of an enterprise data and analytics platform 5 Years
  • Experience with health and human services data, including clinical, research, public health, and/or human services. 5 Years


Contact the recruiter working on this position:

The recruiter working on this position is Rajendra Reddy
His/her contact number is +(1) (202) 4706751
His/her contact email is

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